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Postdoctoral Research Assistant - Fixed Term (36months) (2 posts)

Comparative Biomedical Sciences

Location:  Camden (King's Cross, London)
Salary:  £35,274 Per Annum Including London Weighting
Fixed Term / Full Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Wednesday 03 June 2020
Interview Date:  Monday 15 June 2020
Reference:  CBS-0151-20

Two postdoctoral positions are available in the Mitochondrial Cell Biology and Pharmacology Research Group (MCP) -lead by Prof. Campanella- at the RVC Department of Comparative Biomedical Sciences in London.  

The group investigates the complexity of mitochondrial function to unveil mechanisms for therapeutic intervention. The generous efforts of research are focused to advance the current understanding on the biology and pharmacology of mitochondria in mammalian species. More on the goals and ethos of the group can be found at: https://www.michelangelocampanella.com/

The project supported by the European Research Council focuses on the definition of the molecular nature, metabolic regulation and physiopathological role of the points of contact between mitochondria and nucleus.

The  successful  candidates  will  answer  important  questions  using advanced methods in research spanning  cell imaging, structural and ultrastructural evaluation, in vitro pharmacology, metabolomics, enzyme assays, immunohistochemistry, lipidomic and bio-energy.

Ideal candidates must have a Ph.D. and < 3 years of postdoctoral training. Preference will be given to candidates who are culturally proficient in cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry, metabolism and signalling. Above all highly motivated, creative and collaborative individuals, capable of independent reasoning and excited about innovative avenues of research will be successful in the selection.

The posts are initially offered for a three years term extendable to an extra two.

If  you  are  interested,  please  contact Professor Michelangelo Campanella on 0207 468 5430 or e-mail: mcampanella@rvc.ac.uk 


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